Foo Fighters will be presented with the first-ever Global Icon Award at this years’ MTV Video Music Awards.
According to the press release, the award is given to artists who have “left an indelible mark on the musical landscape and continues to influence, inspire and evolve.”
The acknowledgement comes just six weeks before the band will be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.
Foo Fighters will have a large presence at this year’s event. They’ll also perform and are nominated for three awards for their single, “Shame Shame,” for best rock, best choreography, and best cinematography.
The MTV Video Music Awards airs live from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn on Sept. 12.
Fans can cast their votes online at MTV.com.
- Foo Fighters will be presented with the first-ever Global Icon Award at this years’ MTV Video Music Awards.
- The show airs live from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn on Sept. 12.
- Fans can cast their votes online at MTV.com.
- The award has been adapted from MTV’s counterpart in Europe and past recipients include Queen, Eminem, and the late Whitney Houston.
- The band has received 11 Grammys, while frontman Dave Grohl has an additional five wins on his own.
- The icons are set to join a lineup that includes first-time VMA performers Olivia Rodrigo and Machine Gun Kelly.
- It was in 1997 that Foo Fighters made their MTV Awards debut and performed “Monkey Wrench” and “Everlong,” a pair of songs from their sophomore album, The Colour and The Shape.
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